Archive for Mechanical Engineering

The Undergraduate Advising Office in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University has launched a new initiative aimed at student outreach and engagement. The Student Ambassador program was created last year and is managed by the Mechanical Engineering Leadership Council (MELC…


Dr. Ying Li, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Pioneer Natural Resources Faculty Fellow III Professorship, is the principal investigator for a $100,000 research grant funded by the National Science Foundation. Li and his colleague re…


Texas A&M University has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate training and research. Texas A&M is one of only 10 institutions recognized nationwide with the award, out of approximately 200 proposals that were received by the NSF for the cur…


Bringing the real world into the classroom is a key focus of Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering, and two individuals in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are doing just that.  Dr. Andrew Duggleby, visiting assistant professor, and Yuval Doron, a lecturer in the dep…


Dr. Choongho Yu, the Gulf/Oil Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor II in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his group in mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering have recently published a paper in the journal Energy & Environment…


A team of students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University recently showcased its 3D printing skills by printing braille labels on prescription bottles. The team is led by Dr. Tanil Ozkan, who is a visiting assistant professor in the department. Dr. Andreas Polyc…


Students from Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were allotted 60 seconds to pitch their research to a panel of judges during the Pitch Your Research competition earlier this month. The competition, which included participants from the Departments of Materials Science …


Jen Copestake, a reporter from BBC’s technology television program “Click,” recently visited Texas A&M University's mechanical engineering department to showcase the result of a 10-year research project. Carlos Sanchez, a Ph.D. student in the department was interviewed, and the question of wheth…


Trevor Terrill, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a 2015 Outstanding IAC Student Award by the National Industrial Assessment Centers. The program, which receives its funding through the United States Department of Energy,…


James Eggebrecht, assistant director of Texas A&M University’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) and a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded the Outstanding Alumni award by the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Centers. The Industrial Assessme…


Each year engineering students at Texas A&M University participate in a senior project that will tie together and challenge all the skills they have achieved while pursuing their degrees. These projects are designed to showcase not only the student’s capabilities but also each department’s world…


Ali Beheshti, Tanil Ozkan and Stephen Keen, tribologists from the Microtribodynamics Group led by Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou, represented Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering at the student STEM camp held in May. The event was hosted by The Society of Tribologist and Lubr…


Nineteen students from the Sketch Recognition Lab, directed by CSE Associate Professor Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering received ten awards for their research comprised of a myriad of projects from digitizing sketch-based neuropsychology tests to putting …


Daniel Navid Mohsenizadeh, a post doctoral student from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the First Place Post-Doctoral Award at the Twelfth Annual Conference of the MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society. Mohsenizadeh,…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering was recently visited by Aarti Shahani, a reporter from NPR’s All Tech Considered program, who interviewed Dr. Hong Liang to discover more about her robotic research involving cockroaches. While most people are frightened at the thought of a room full of craw…